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1. Decree No. 377, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR: I.-that by Legislative Decree N ° 17, dated March 4, 1940, published in the official journal N ° 56, vol. 128 of the same month and year 7, was issued making law, holidays and licensing of public employees.
II.-that by Legislative Decree N ° 335 date 14 March 2013, published in the official journal N ° 71, vol. 399 19 April of the same year, was amended article 9 of the aforementioned law, to establish a license for paternity leave in case of birth or adoption.
III. some sectors have expressed doubts whether such leave should be granted or not with pay; so to dispel all doubt in your application, it is necessary to issue a new reform of the article mentioned, expressly establishing that such leave should be paid.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Emma Julia Fabián Hernández, Claudia Luz Ramírez García and Richard management clear Kings.
DECREES the following reform to law of making holiday and licenses of LOS employees public article 1.-Adicionase a paragraph to article 9, in the following way: "all public employees, in the case of paternity leave for birth or adoption, is entitled to a leave of three days, with pay, which shall be granted to their choice from the day of birth , continuously, or distribute them within fifteen days from the date of the birth. In the case of adoptive parents, the period shall run from the date when it is firm respective adoption ruling. For the enjoyment of this license must be presented birth certificate or certification of the judgment of adoption, as the case may be."
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, to the nine days of the month of may of two thousand thirteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
2 ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
DURAN JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
ROBERTO JOSE D'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, twenty-eight days of the month may of the year two thousand thirteen.
PUBLISHED, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic.
Gregory Ernesto Zelayandia Cisneros, Minister of the Interior.
D. o. No. 99 volume no. 399 date: 31 May 2013 JCH/JQ 03-07-2013 legislative index
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